News: The Great British R&B Festival, Colne, Lancashire 26-29 August 2016 – win tickets!

In his weekly show on Get Ready to ROCK! Radio on Sunday 24 July, David Randall previewed some of the acts appearing at this year’s Great British R&B Festival. (10:39)

Willie And The Bandits - GREAT BRITISH ROCK & BLUES FESTIVAL - Skegness 22-24 January 2016

The 27th Great British R&B Festival takes place Bank Holiday weekend (26-29 August) across several venues in and around Colne, Lancashire.

This well established event features an International and British stage along with several other venues hosting a variety of blues music.

The Great British R&B Festival

Amongst the main acts appearing on the International stage are Nine Below Zero, Dave Edmunds, Bernie Marsden, Nikki Hill, Wilko Johnson, Willie & The Bandits (pictured) and Devon Allman whilst the British stage hosts acts such as Rebecca Downes, Connie Lush and Roadhouse.  Six other venues will showcase the best new and established blues talent.

Get Ready to ROCK! is giving away a pair of weekend passes to one lucky winner.  Head over to our competition page!

Festival website
Competition (closes 07.08.16)

Interview links
Red Butler
Devon Allman
Gary Boner (Roadhouse)


Throughout September 2018 Get Ready to ROCK! Radio celebrated the station’s 10th anniversary and a two-hour special reflected a decade of broadcasting. “10 years in the making” features archive interviews with Ian Anderson (Jethro Tull), Todd Rundgren, Graham Bonnet, David Coverdale, John Wetton and Bob Catley.

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